Retail

L.PR.B : DBRS Reduces Trend to “Stable”

DBRS has announced that it has: confirmed the ratings of Loblaw Companies Limited (Loblaw) and Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation (guaranteed by Loblaw) at BBB after the announcement that Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (CP REIT; rated BBB by DBRS) has entered into an agreement to acquir ...

Wall Street Shakes Off Inflation Worries, Retail Slump; Rallies For 4th Straight Session

Market Recap for Wednesday, February 14, 2018 Wall Street sure did look like it was heading for a very rough day at 8:30am EST on Wednesday.  Very poor economic news hit traders with a 1-2 punch as the consumer price index jumped 0.5% instead of the 0.3% that everyone was expecting.  On the heel ...

Tech Talk for Thursday February 15th 2018

  StockTwits Released Yesterday @EquityClock Technical action by S&P 500 stocks to 10:00: Nil. No intermediate breakouts or breakdowns. Editor’s Note: After 10:00 AM EST, breakouts included UA, VFC, COTY and NOC. Breakdown: BIIB U.S. precious and base metal prices and related equities and ETFs ...

Tech Talk for Wednesday February 14th 2018

Pre-opening Comments for Wednesday February 14th U.S. equity index futures were lower this morning. S&P 500 futures were down 26 points in pre-opening trade. Index futures moved lower following release of economic news at 8:30 AM EST. Consensus for January Consumer Prices was an increase of 0.3% v ...

Common travel scams and how to avoid them

(Pexels) Travel scams are the worst. There’s no worse way to ruin your mood and vacation than getting ripped off. It doesn’t matter where in the world you are, someone will try to take advantage of you. The good thing is, most travel scams are similar throughout the world, so you can protect ...

RRSP vs TFSA: Where to store your retirement savings

—In partnership with Scotiabank— The post RRSP vs TFSA: Where to store your retirement savings appeared first on MoneySense. ...

Tech Talk for Monday February 12th 2018

Pre-opening Comments for Monday February 12th U.S. equity index futures were higher this morning. S&P 500 futures were up 28 points in pre-opening trade. Cisco added $0.97 to $40.50 after RBC Capital raised its target price to $44 from $40. CAE (CAE $21.94 Cdn) is expected to open higher after RB ...

February PrefLetter Released!

The February, 2018, edition of PrefLetter has been released and is now available for purchase as the “Previous edition”. Those who subscribe for a full year receive the “Previous edition” as a bonus. The February edition contains updated commentary on the FixedReset market. PrefLetter may n ...

Spinoffs, Takeovers & Special Situations Hotline – Friday, February 9, 2018

KROGER CO., $27.66, symbol KR on New York, is one of the largest U.S. grocery-store chains with more than 2,790 retail locations in 35 states.In November 2017, Kroger announced that to increase shareholder value, it is exploring the possible sale its 800 convenience stores spread across 18 states. ...

How to fund a year long trip around the world

James Fletcher said goodbye to Toronto in 2016 for a year-long adventure to 21 countries, where he rode down Bolivia’s “death road” on a mountain bike, watched a cricket match in India and learned to surf in Nicaragua — and he did it all for about $25,000. “It was absolutely mental. I cou ...